Re: [R] Latex editor recommendations

From: Rainer M Krug <RKrug_at_sun.ac.za>
Date: Wed 18 Oct 2006 - 11:12:24 GMT

I use LyX ( http://www.lyx.org/ ) and I am happy with it - it's advantage is that one does not need to know LaTeX in detail to use it.

I only know it from Linux, but it is also available for Windows

Rainer

Stefan Grosse wrote:
> For LaTeX I use the winedt editor: http://www.winedt.com which is
> extremely powerful and there exists an add-on for the use with R (but I
> prefer using Tinn-R for R). Winedt is shareware, you have a trial period
> of 30 days. It has an affordable price and discount for academics if I
> remember correctly.
>
> A very good freeware is TeXnicCenter: http://www.texniccenter.org/
>
> There are many other editors being capable of LaTeX editing like Jedit
> (which has a LaTeX plugin), xemacs plus auctex and so on but the two
> mentioned are the LaTeX specialists and in my opinion easier to use.
>
> (PS if you look for a nice reference-library for the use with LaTeX
> Jabref is very good http://jabref.sourceforge.net/ free and works
> excellent together with winedt (inserts citation into winedt by
> mouse-click), has a connection to citeseer and medline for receiving
> citations, can import endnote libraries and so on and so forth)
>
> Tom Backer Johnsen schrieb:

>> This question is not oriented towards R, but is posted here because I 
>> have the impression that there are at least some Latex users among the 
>> contributors.  The question is:  What editors for Latex are to be 
>> recommended?  I have located one:
>>
>> http://www.latexeditor.org/
>>
>> What other alternatives are there?  I am (for the most part) using 
>> Windows XP.
>>
>> Tom
>>
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